Species: Acipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758


Nomenclature
Scientific name Acipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758
   
English name sturgeon
French name esturgeon européen
Dutch name steur
German name Stör

Illustrations

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

Google images


Protection status and Red List
North Sea
protected: 21.12.2001
North Sea
red list: Regionally extinct
Flanders
red list: Regionally extinct
Wallonia
red list: Regionally extinct
Belgium
red list: Regionally extinct
World
IUCN Red List: CR (ver. 3.1, 2007)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat freshwater / marine
Reference Poll 1947. Poissons marins
BeRMS / WoRMS Belgian Register of Marine Species / World Register of Marine Species

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be